Summer 2014 Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

The Summer 2014 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine explores some of our favorite sights of summer, including Cool Close-ups and Peeking Behind the Scenes.
 

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
Summer 2014


Sights of Summer
Our Favorite Views of Lincoln Park Zoo

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In This Issue of the Zoo Magazine

Must-See Summer
It's the perfect season to see what's new at the zoo, but where do you start? We share our favorite sights.


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In This Issue

Learn more about the incredible camouflaging work and evelavated habitat of the green tree python.
Field Note: Green Tree Python
Learn more about the incredible camouflage and elevated habitat of the green tree python.

Africa's smallest carnivore is adapted for communal living.
Field Note: Dwarf Mongoose
Africa's smallest carnivore is adapted for communal living. See how dwarf mongooses find food—
and babysit younger members of the family—within months of birth.


Bonus Content

Playtime for Baby Gorillas
Baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi are getting plenty of play in as they grow at Regenstein Center for
African Apes. Curator Maureen Leahy explains the importance of play for gorilla development.

Red kangaroo Jack is the latest joey out of the pouch at the zoo's Antelope & Zebra Area.

Post from the President—Growing Joeys
Red kangaroo Jack is the latest joey out of the pouch at the Antelope & Zebra Area. The new
arrival was named by 9-year-old member Olivia Holness, who was inspired by the movie
"Kangaroo Jack."

Once a year, the Chilean flamingos at Lincoln Park Zoo receive routine medical checkups. Enjoy a photo slideshow of the zoo’s lead vet making a flamingo house call.

Slideshow: In the Pink of Health
Once a year, the Chilean flamingos at Lincoln Park Zoo receive routine medical checkups. Enjoy
a photo slideshow of the zoo’s lead vet making a flamingo house call.

Baby gorilla Nayembi climbs to the treetops of Regenstein Center for African Apes in one of our recent photos of the week.

Slideshow: Photo of the Week
Whether it's growing gorillas or playful polar bear Anana, every Friday, we post our favorite snapshot
as our Photo of the Week. Follow the link above to check out the whole collection on Flickr.

Twenty ornate box turtles returned to the wild in June 2014 thanks to a partnership between Lincoln Park Zoo and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Ready for Release
Twenty ornate box turtles returned to the wild in June 2014 thanks to a partnership between Lincoln
Park Zoo and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, one of several zoo efforts to restore local species.

Over 25 years, zoo scientists have worked with species of all sizes, from learning how chimpanzees think to making breeding matches to save black rhinos.

Infographic: Saving Species of All Sizes (1 MB JPG)
As Lincoln Park Zoo celebrates 25 years of conservation and science work, we share some top
projects, including vaccinating the Serengeti and reintroducing local species.

Comments

I wondered what Anana would do during the construction of the new exhibit. Will she return following completion? What zoo is she going to? Thanks! I'm her biggest fan!!

Hi Kelly,

Great question! Before construction begins on the new Polar Bear Habitat, Anana will move to a home at another accredited AZA institution. We'll have more details to share shortly!

 

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